Category: Internet

Why It's a Bad Idea to Send Huge Files by Email

November 2nd, 2009
Because of the MIME encoding used when sending binary attachments, your files expand 33% when sent via email. In other words, a 15MB attachment requires 20MB plus the message text, plus message headers. Some reflections concerning Gmail has increased… more »

WeFollow - a Twitter directory

March 14th, 2009
Kevin Rose the founder of Digg has started another great project - WeFollow. WeFollow is a user powered twitter directory where you very easy can find all your celebrity to follow in twitter, like Al Gore, Trent Reznor or Coldplay. more »

OneSwarm - gör lagstiftningen till en lam anka

March 11th, 2009
Veckan stora "snackis" är de nya applikationen/fildelningsprotokollet OneSwarm. Oneswarm är baserat på BitTorrent, fast med ett väl utbyggt anonymitetsskydd. Till skillnad från BitTorrent behöver du inte publicera din IP-adress när du fildelar. När… more »

Hacking Business Models

February 10th, 2009
Zack Greant and Monty from MySQL and Sun Microsystems have put together some interesting principles and rules for running a Free Software/Open Source business. Purpose Create a sustainable business model that can be adopted and adapted by oth… more »

Gmail Adds Offline Support

January 28th, 2009
  One of Gmail's most requested features - offline support - is now available in testing. In other words, you can now use Gmail without an Internet connection, just like you can with desktop mail clients like Outlook. more »

Free online courses - OpenCourseWare

January 26th, 2009
  Here´s a couple of nice OpenCourceWare sites with free online courses. Utah State OpenCourseWare MIT OpenCourseWare http://u.about.com/ Free-ed (Java, C#, Visual Basic) BBC - BBC - Learning - Online Courses w3schools - full we… more »

How to explain bittorrent to your grandmother

January 24th, 2009
  Bittorrent is like having an apple tree. You give away apples from your tree for others to enjoy. Many of those people then plant the seeds and soon they are also giving away apples for others to enjoy. In fact, bittorrent is even better than… more »

Build your own web shop

January 19th, 2009
Interested in building your own shop? With access to mysql, php and some webhosting you could rather easy put your own webshop online without being a guru. Here is  some nice php-applications that could do the job for ya. Ecommerce Shopping Cart… more »

Ingen svarar på Telenor…

January 17th, 2009
Tydligen använder sig Telenor av sin egen support för sin hemsida, så det lär väl dröja ett tag innan de får upp den. Själva väntar vi på att få vårt mobila bredband att fungera. Det har idag gått 12 veckor (3 månader) sedan vi fick det och det har int… more »

OpenSource Torrent daemon

January 13th, 2009
If your interested in running your own Torrent daemon tracker you  could have some trouble to find a decent option. Here is some Open Source daemon´s that could do the job for ya. TorrentFlux http://mldonkey.sourceforge.net/Main_Page more »